Uganda Defeats Djibouti 13-0 in CECAFA Women U-20

Written by on November 1, 2021

Uganda has defeated Djibouti 13-0, in their second CECAFA Women’s U-20 game played at the Njeru based FUFA technical center on Monday.

They scored six goals in the first half before scoring seven more goals in the second half.  This is Uganda’s second win after defeating Burundi with 5-1 in their opening game on Saturday last week.

The team’s captain, Fauzia Najjemba scored six goals, while Hadijah Nandago scored two goals.

The other goals were scored by Shamirah Nalujja, Shakira Nyinagahirwa, Asia Nakibuuka, Catherine Nagadya and Zaituni Namaganda respectively.

Uganda’s head coach, Ayub Khalifa credits their win on teamwork and continuous efforts from each of the individual players.

Khalifa further says that his team has managed to rectify some of the mistakes committed in their first game, which enabled them to earn a decisive win in today’s game.

“We missed several scoring chances in our first game, but we went back on the drawing board, rectified our earlier mistakes and managed to perform better in today’s game,” he says.

Djibouti’s head coach, Ali Mohammed says that their main objective of participating in the tournament was to expose the girls to quality football and he is pleased that, irrespective of their poor performance, they are learning ball display skills from their stronger rivals.

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